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Daisy is still doing her chemo. It's been a rough road for the Merrick's and Daisy. See below.
Wife & I both have flu. Bad. Both ends. Daisy (6) CAN NOT get this while going thru chemo. Please pray for her ~Britt
I am trying to stay hopeful and not cry. I will remember that so many people are praying for her. I will remember that God is watching over her. I will remember that nothing is impossible, especially when I choose to believe in the impossible and exercise my faith. If I keep writing I will cry so I will go for now but I will leave you with HOPE, hope that the Lord has given to all of us.
"When is the time to trust?
Is it when hopes beat high,
When sunshine gilds the sky,
And joy and ecstasy
Fill all the heart?
No! For the time to trust
Is when our joy has fled,
When sorrow bows the head,
And all is cold and dead,
All else but God.
selected from Streams in the Desert
by L.B. Cowman
Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing. (2 Cor. 6:10)
By faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope. (Gal. 5:5)
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Wonderland of Vintage
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hey guys, i have a prayer request for daisy. she's doing ok but not great. she's been in the hospital doing chemo treatments and such. keep her in your prayers if you could today and tomorrow especially. i apologize for not keeping you updated as much and as often as i would like to. you can always go to her prayer page and check out britt's updates about her at prayfordaisy.com
favorite daisy quote that made me laugh-
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has it been 3 weeks since i last blogged? i almost didn't blog tonight because i am tired and i want to blog about a few things but the days keep passing and i feel bad for not giving a update about daisy. i think about her all the time but have had a lot of other things taking up my time so blogging hasn't been a priority. i traveled unexpectedly and spent time with 2 of my favorite people in the whole world. it was beyond a blessing to have time with 2 of my best friends and spend time with another college friend too. i had been needing girl time and just quality time with best friends. you know? sometimes life just gets heavier than usual and in those times i cherish moments with dear friends who know me and love on me. i will do a whole post about my trip and tell you all about our time together and who those dear friends are. just for tonight i will share with you a very cute daisy photo and a quote from her dad today that really blessed me. oh and a photo of my little niece :) cause she's a blessing in my life too!
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this made me love daisy even more
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i am adding to yet another post of mine. i wanted to tell you, whimsy quilts has a blog too so check it out. it too is cuteeee! whimsy quilts also does custom orders. i think that is fabulous.
blog- (check it out)
she's my friend erin's sister and she and her friend have a sweet etsy shop for those shopping for vintage style baby quilts and vintage style fabric finds for your home.
who they are-
two mommas who are good friends and love to quilt!
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let me get this straight about myself. my blog and my facebook statuses paint a very happy, pretty, little picture of my life. i'm a disneyland, fairy tale, happy go lucky kind of girl but my life is far from perfection. my days are just like yours and every other american. there are good ones and there are bad ones. i have the lord so my bad ones are bearable but none the less HARD. i just know that people can read my blog and my facebook and think one thing about me but believe me it's just a small slice of my life and it's the slice i get to choose to talk about. everything i say is true but everything i say is filtered by me. my blog doesn't paint a clear picture of my life. by that i mean this- i don't always blog about things i treasure the most. i have a friend who is dear to me but i'm pretty sure i've never blogged about her. doesn't mean she isn't just as important as any one else who has gotten blog time. i tend not to complain on my blog or my facebook but that doesn't mean i don't in real life. in real life you'd hear when i was having a tough day or moment. you'd know i'm happy but have days that aren't ideal and that i am imperfect. VERY imperfect. if there's anything i'm trying to say here it's this-
i love having a blog and i love all of you who comment and are my friends and i love having those who are my not so close friends follow too. BUT just know my life is not rosy, jolly gumdrops, happy happy moments always. i think most of the time i am so beyond blessed. i just choose to share the really good moments with you all. i hope i don't make anyone think oh wow what a great life based on my blog. i mean yes, i think my life is great but not in comparison to yours. yours is great and mine is great and we are all blessed. i admit sometimes i look at a friends blog and swoon over their outfits they are wearing and can become discontent with my own wardrobe. it's completely silly to do but it's completely true that i do it. so hopefully you guys know my life is totally normal. good normal but still normal.
ok that's all of my tangent, xoxo
ps. as far as i know daisy is doing good.
i am adding to this post because daisy needs more face time-
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i know i'm posting a lot for me
i mean business when it comes to daisy.
are you ready for some good, gloriously good news? i know you are right.
this pretty little girl
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i'm amazed, thankful, happy and blessed by how many of you are praying for daisy!!!!
here's a bit of an update i'm sure you already know about but just in case you don't-
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oh i have happy news to tell you about daisy.
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like pretty beach scenes
i always love beach scenes and beachy ANYthing. beachy houses make my heart go pitter patter. for labor day weekend i went to a really pretty beach house in shell beach where my friend hilary and her family were visiting for the holiday weekend. i love when i get to spend time with hilary. the beach house was so pretty. i felt like i was in the beach house from the movie "something's gotta give" with jack nicholson and dianne keaton (one of my favorite movies). i didn't get any pictures but it had a similiar feel as the beach house below, with mostly white hues and beachy accents everywhere. the view was breathtaking.
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